Sports

Homecoming daze for Cougars

Sosa’s career day can’t prevent NP from suffering 7-6 defeat to C.F.
NORTH PROVIDENCE – On an afternoon where one of its seniors lit up the stat sheet with a performance to remember, it was one ugly statistic that stuck out like a sore thumb and played a major role in... more

Undefeated Cumberland girls take charge in Div. II tennis

Young girls’ team owns 9-0 mark, face also-unbeaten Prout next week
CUMBERLAND – Graduating 13 seniors from a high school girls’ tennis program would devastate any head coach, but Kevin Hartmann didn’t lose any sleep when he began his second season at the Cumberland... more

Saints belt E.P. in return to D-I

Torres fires two touchdown passes, runs for TD in 41-14 win; SRA improves to 3-0
PAWTUCKET – The St. Raphael Academy football team made a splash in its return to Division I after a six-year stay in D-II last Saturday afternoon, as the Saints dominated East Providence High, 41-14... more

Advantage: Ponaganset

Chieftains celebrate opening of renovated courts with victory over Oakers
NORTH SCITUATE – The road warriors have returned home. After spending its entire preseason and the first few weeks of the regular season practicing on Windsor Park’s two courts, as well as playing... more

Northmen girls' tennis team proves it belongs in Div. II

Two-time Div. III champions enjoy 5-2 start in new league
NORTH SMITHFIELD – Halfway through the Division II girls’ tennis season, one thing remains perfectly clear: North Smithfield belongs in the state’s middle division. After back-to-back unbeaten... more

Tolman drops tennis showdown with NP

Seniors guide Tigers to 6-2 record in Div. III
PAWTUCKET – In a battle for the second spot in the Division III-B standings, the Tolman High girls’ tennis team dropped all three of its doubles matches to North Providence High and saw the Cougars... more

Smithfield rocks EWG on Homecoming night

Cortes runs for 201 yards in first half, ‘D’ dazzles in 49-0 triumph
SMITHFIELD – One quick look at the Division III-A football standings and you’d swear you were glancing at last year’s Division IV standings from the end of last September. Sitting atop the field with... more

Cumberland’s Murnighan awaits induction into RIC Athletic Hall of Fame on Saturday

PROVIDENCE – Dana (Skorupa) Murnighan, a 2002 graduate of Cumberland High who was a former All-State track and field athlete with the Clippers, will be one of eight inductees into the Rhode Island... more

Cumberland’s Nordby wins bantamweight fight at CES MMA 38

MASHANTUCKET, Conn. – Cumberland’s Kody Nordby made a triumphant return to the mixed martial arts circuit at last Friday night’s CES MMA 38 show at Foxwoods Resort Casino’s Fox Theater by defeating... more

Cougar girls’ tennis team bounces back to down Tolman, Hope

PROVIDENCE – The North Providence High girls’ tennis team bounced back from its first loss of the season by grabbing a pair of victories on the road, downing Tolman, 4-3, last Friday afternoon in... more

Bates captures Smithfield High School 50th Anniversary 5K

SMITHFIELD – Johnston’s Barry Bates was the winner of Saturday morning’s Smithfield High School 50th Anniversary 5K, as he covered the 3.1-mile, out-and-back course on Pleasant View Avenue in a time... more

Cougar girls’ soccer team raises record to 3-2-1 in Div. II, shuts out Middletown, Cranston East

NORTH PROVIDENCE – The North Providence High School girls’ soccer team got an A for its ‘D’ last week, allowing just six shots on goals in recording a pair of impressive Division II victories. After... more